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Apr 24, 2014
A group of students, faculty, and staff have been requesting a meeting with New York University President John Sexton for over a year. What finally made him give in? 1500 petition signatures and 300 feet of paper.
Apr 15, 2014
After a year and a half of campaigning, Pitzer students have won the most comprehensive divestment plan yet. Among many other initiatives, Pitzer has now pledged to: Divest their endowment from fossil fuels by the end of this year Incorporate environmental and social governance factors into their investment decisions Start a Pitzer...
Apr 14, 2014
There is movement around responsible investment at Middlebury College. In direct response to pressure from students calling on the university to divest it's endowment of the 200 largest fossil fuel companies, Middlebury is making significant investments in ESG funds. In an email this Monday April 7th, President Ron Liebowitz wrote,...